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World entertainment media, global, regional and local perspectives, edited by Paolo Sigismondi

"This new book offers an insightful guide into the complex tapestry of global entertainment media markets. It features analyses and case studies from leading international media scholars, who explore the causes and effects of globalization upon this ever-evolving industries. There are still opposing and restraining forces to globalization processes taking place in media, and the global mediascape comprises international, regional and local markets, global and local players, which in recent years have evolved at an uneven pace. By analyzing similarities and differences in a landscape where driving forces of globalization meet locally situated audiences and institutions, this volume unveils a complex, contested space comprising global and local players, whose success is determined by both their national and international dimensions. It guides its readers to the geographical and intellectual exploration of the international media landscape, analyzing the global and local media players and their modus operandi. Editor Paolo Sigismondi's insightful, engaging collection presents a compelling and novel approach to the analysis of global entertainment media. World Entertainment Media: Global, Regional and Local Perspectives is an ideal starting point for students and practitioners alike looking to build a solid understanding of the global mediascape, and a great resource for instructors and scholars in global media entertainment"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Introduction: entertainment media as lens to probe the 21st century global landscape / Paolo Sigismondi -- Canada: Canadian TV goes global: within and beyond cultural imperialism / Tanner Mirrlees -- USA: U.S. entertainment media: expansion across platforms, industries and borders / Paul Torre -- Mexico: Mexico: a historically asymmetrical media context / Darwin Franco and Guillermo Orozco Gómez -- Brazil: subjective camera, direct address, and audience participation. Velho Chico and a new Brazilian telenovela aesthetics / Samantha Joyce and Antonio La Pastina -- European Union: media policy in the European Union: a synoptic overview of the legislative framework and a critical review of some current issues / Paul Clemens Murschetz -- United Kingdom: the entertainment landscape of the United Kingdom: exploring British television, radio, and film / Jeffrey Griffin -- France: entertainment industries in France / Philippe Bouquillion -- Germany: German entertainment media industry characteristics and market break down / Gianna Ehrlich and Bjørn von Rimscha -- Russia: contemporary Russian entertainment industry: key trends and perspectives / Anna Popkova -- Spain: entertainment industry in Spain / Juan Pablo Artero Muñoz -- Italy: entertainment: the golden resource of Italian cultural and media industries / Mario Morcellini, Mihaela Gavrila and Simone Mulargia -- Turkey: Turkey in global entertainment: from the harem to the battlefield / Senem B. Cevik -- Egypt: entertainment media industry in Egypt: overview, challenges and future performance / Rasha Allam -- Nigeria: Nollywood: prisms and paradigms / Jude Akudinobi -- South Africa: entertaining the nation: incentivizing the indigenization of soap opera in South Africa / Sarah Gibson, Lauren Dyll, and Ruth Teer-Tomaselli -- Japan: media culture globalization and/in Japan / Koichi Iwambuchi -- China: China's entertainment industry / Ying Zhu -- South Korea: the Korean wave entertainment / Youna Kim -- India: the marketization of Bollywood / Somjit Barat -- Australia: Australian entertainment industries / Terry Flew and Christy Collis -- Conclusion: a snapshot and a springboard for the exploration of world entertainment media / Paolo Sigismondi
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non fiction
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1 online resource (229 pages)
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